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Napoleon Branch

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6755 Brooklyn rd.
Napoleon, MI 49261 United States
(517) 536-4266 http://myjdl.com/napoleon

Past Events

February 2017

Free

Napoleon Book Group

February 16, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Join the group on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. for a discussion of All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. New members are welcome! Intended for adults and seniors.

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Balloon Science

February 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Polymers, centripetal force, and friction, oh my! Have a blast with balloons and learn about science at the same time, only at the Napoleon Branch on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. Registration is required. Ages 8-14.

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Free

Snowy Science

February 20, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Come on in on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. for the Snowy Science experiment and craft. Make your very own Styrofoam Snowflake out of packing peanuts. Kids will also make a snowstorm in a jar, which will teach them about chemical reactions, density, and forces of attraction.  Registration is required.  Intended for children 6-12.

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March 2017

Free

LEGO Book Report

March 1, 2017 - March 23, 2017

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Help celebrate March is Reading Month by re-creating a scene from your favorite book using LEGOs! Bring your re-creation to the Napoleon Branch between March 1-23, 2017 to be displayed and entered into our grand prize drawing. All entries must be in by March 23, 2017 to be part of the drawing. No kits please. Intended for ages 3-18.

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Free

“Old MacDonald Had a Truck” Activities

March 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 29, 2017

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Get ready to race into reading! Drop in every Wednesday in March from 10:30-1:30 p.m. to make your own dirt, build a construction vehicle and construct your own racetrack. Intended for preschoolers and their families.

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Free

Just Desserts Mystery Book Club

March 9, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! On Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. we will be discussing mystery/thriller reads from the past month. This is a reader’s choice group, so please read whatever you like. Enjoy dessert, coffee and tea. Intended for adults.

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

March 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2 p.m. we will be discussing The Dog Master by Bruce Cameron. Intended for adults.

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Free

LEGO My Car: Dragster Edition

March 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Do you have what it takes to design, build and race your own LEGO dragster? Test your power on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 4 p.m. Materials provided, but registration is required. Intended for ages 8 and up.

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April 2017

Free

I Want Candy (Science)!

April 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! On Thursday, April 6 at 4 p.m. conduct cool experiments with all sorts of candy. Please call to reserve your spot. Space is limited. Intended for ages 8 and up.

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Free

Just Desserts Mystery Book Club

April 13, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! We will be meeting Thursday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m. This is a mystery/thriller-based reader’s choice book group. New faces welcome. Intended for adults.

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

April 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! On Thursday, April 20 at 2 p.m., we will be discussing People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. Intended for adults.

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Free

Lee Piper’s Tribute to Elvis

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Get ready for an evening of flashback fun with this Vegas-style show. Lee Piper presents his tribute to the King of Rock n’ Roll on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Intended for all ages.

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May 2017

Free

Just Desserts Mystery Book Club

May 11, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. we will discuss mystery/thriller reads from the past month. This is a reader’s choice group, so please read whatever you like. Enjoy dessert, coffee and tea. Intended for adults.

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

May 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. we will discuss Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. Intended for adults.

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Free

Duelin’ Basses at Napoleon

May 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! On Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 6 p.m., let Mark Mathias and Jerry Jacoby entertain you with musical gems from Bach to Tin Pan Alley! All ages welcome.

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June 2017

Free

Just Desserts Mystery Book Club

June 8, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

One event on August 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Join us on First Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. to discuss mystery/thriller reads from the past month. This is a reader’s choice group, so please read whatever you like. Enjoy dessert, coffee and tea. Intended for adults.

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

June 15, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us on Thursday, June 15 at 2 p.m. to discuss The Last Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North. Intended for adults.

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Free

Dictionary Art

June 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Let your inner artist shine on Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. and create your own book page masterpiece. Registration is required since space and supplies are limited. Intended for adults.

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Free

Sports Stacking with Jim Merrills

June 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Travel around the world and build replicas like the Pyramids of Eygpt, castles of Europe, the Great Wall of China, India’s Taj Mahal and the Eiffel Tower of Paris, with nothing but cups! Who: Hands-on family program for all ages When: Wednesday, June 28 at 11 a.m.

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July 2017

Free

Dictionary Art: Teen Edition

July 12, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Let your inner artist shine on Wednesday, July 12 at 11 a.m. and create your own book page masterpiece. Registration is required since space and supplies are limited. Intended for tweens & teens.

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Free

Go Green! With Michigan Science Center

July 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Learn about energy, engineering, sustainability and more with these large-scale demonstrations. Who: Family program for all ages When: Wednesday, July 19 at 11 a.m.

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

July 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Join us on Thursday, July 20 at 2 p.m. to discuss Terror in Ypsilanti by Gregory A. Fournier. Intended for adults.

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Free

Dictionary Art

July 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Let your inner artist shine on Thursday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. and create your own book page masterpiece. Registration is required since space and supplies are limited. Intended for adults.

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Zeemo

July 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! See amazing yo-yo tricks, juggling stunts and astonishing magic tricks that will thrill audiences young and old. Who: Family program for all ages What: Wednesday, July 26 at 11 a.m.

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August 2017

Free

J.D.L. LEGO Camp: Sweeper & Walker

August 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Love LEGOs? Join us on Tuesday, August 1 from 2-3:30 p.m. to explore simple and motorized machines while having fun with LEGOs. Registration is required since space is limited. Intended for ages 10-15. This is an on-going event in August. Make it to at least three branches and enter to win a prize.

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Free

Friends of the Napoleon Branch Annual Book Sale

August 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on August 16, 2017 at 10:00 am

One event on August 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Stop by the Napoleon Branch, between August 14-17 during open hours, for our annual summer book sale. Items are Items are priced individually or fill a bag for $2. Materials for all ages.

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

August 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Join us on Thursday, August 17 at 2 p.m. to discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Intended for adults.

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September 2017

Free

Napoleon Book Club

September 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Join us the third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. for a book discussion. Please call the Napoleon Branch at (517) 536-4266 for titles and details. Intended for adults.

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Free

Pallet Painting

September 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Thursday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m., make your own one-of-a-kind fall wall hanging from recycled pallet wood. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for adults. Presented by Vicki Lange

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October 2017

Free

Movable Mummies

October 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Bend it and shape it, this mummy is made to move. Thursday, October 5 at 4 p.m., come by the Napoleon Branch to make your own movable mummy. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for ages 5-17.

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December 2017

Free

Herbal Hand Salve

December 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Thursday, December 7 at 5 p.m., make your own all-natural herbal hand salve. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Napoleon Branch at (517) 536-4266 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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Free

Holiday Birdseed Ornaments

December 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Don’t forget the birds this holiday season. On Thursday, December 14 at 4 p.m., create a homemade birdseed ornament. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Napoleon Branch at (517) 536-4266 to reserve your spot. All ages welcome.

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January 2018

Free

Bouncy Ball Building Bonanza

January 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Tuesday, January 2 at 2 p.m., make your own bouncy ball and see how high it can bounce. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Napoleon Branch at (517) 436-4266 to reserve your spot. Intended for ages 6-12.

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Free

20 Minutes at the Library: Blizzard in a Bottle

January 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Got a few minutes to spare? Stop by the Napoleon Branch for our monthly 20 Minutes at the Library craft. Join us on Tuesday, January 9 at 4 p.m. Intended for kids (ages 5+).

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February 2018

Free

20 Minutes at the Library: Library Card Pouch

February 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Got a few minutes to spare? Stop by the Napoleon Branch for our monthly 20 Minutes at the Library craft. Join us on Tuesday, February 13 at 4 p.m. Intended for kids (ages 5+).

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March 2018

Free

March is Reading Month at Napoleon

March 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 28, 2018

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Stop by during the month of March during open hours for displays, readings, and activities inspired by A Day with No Crayons. Intended for kids.   *This activity/event is in celebration of March is Reading Month, with a spotlight on A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch.

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Free

20 Minutes at the Library: Pounded Flower Bookmarks

March 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Got a few minutes to spare? Stop by the Napoleon Branch for our monthly 20 minutes at the library craft. Join us on Tuesday, March 13 at 4 p.m. Intended for kids (ages 5+).

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

March 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Stop by the Napoleon Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title. Intended for adults. Thursday, March 15 at 2 p.m. When the Moon is Low by Nadia Hashimi Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed Thursday, May 17 at 2 p.m. Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner

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April 2018

Free

Guitar Pick Jewelry

April 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Love jewelry? Want to learn how to make your own one-of-a-kind pieces from guitar picks, beads, and wire? Christina leads us in how to make these simple yet beautiful jewelry pieces. Space is limited, so registration is required. Join us on Thursday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. Intended for teens and adults (ages 14+).

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Free

StoryWalk® at Napoleon

April 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 9, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on May 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Promote reading and wellness in a fun new way with a story walk! Stroll around the library and read a book. This year’s book is Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker.    The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service owned by Mrs. Ferguson. This resource is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered…

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May 2018

Free

20 Minutes at the Library: Flower Magnets

May 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch! Got a few minutes to spare? Stop by the Napoleon Branch for our monthly 20 minutes at the library craft. We’ll use scrapbook paper, felt and buttons to make an adorable refrigerator or locker magnet. Join us on Tuesday, May 8 at 4 p.m. Intended for kids (ages 5+).

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June 2018

Parent and Me Art

June 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy an adult/child painting experience while creating a beautiful piece of art. The Jackson school of the Arts staff will guide adults and children through all the steps of painting a colorful pallet together. Registration Required, call 517-536-4266 to reserve your spot at Napoleon Branch

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Evening Story-time

June 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch for a special evening story-time! We’ll share stories, songs, and crafts; stuffed animals welcome.  

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July 2018

Patriotic Tissue Paper Suncatcher

July 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come see what torn tissue paper, clear contact paper and poster board star cut-outs will make dazzling decorations for the 4th! Space is limited, so registration is required.

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Book Club

July 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for our next book club – call branch for title if you wish to join. Napoleon Branch: 517-536-4266

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CANCELED! DIH (Do-it-herself) Bookshelf

July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us a staff from the Home Depot present this hands-on workshop demonstrating how to make a bookshelf planter. Participants will learn about power tool safety and how to make this one of a kind planter at home. This is a demonstration ONLY workshop, participants will not be constructing their own planters.  

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Home Depot Kids Create Workshop

July 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Calling all wee woodworkers! Join us at the Napoleon Branch as staff from the Home Depot present a kid’s maker workshop! All material are provided, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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August 2018

The Science Music

August 8, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Get ready to get noisy and learn about sound! Explore the science behind music and sound with lots of fun, hands-on experiences. There will even be special guests from the JSO!   Wednesday, August 8 at 10:30am in Napoleon (517-536-4266)

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September 2018

Free

20 Minutes at the Library Craft: Tin Can Pencil Holders

September 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Napoleon Branch for a craft that will take up a mere 20 minutes of your time! Repainted cans, markers, and stickers make wonderful pencil holders for back to school! Intended for kids ages 4 and up.

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Preschool Storytime at Napoleon

September 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 22, 2018

It’s never too soon to start exploring and learning with your child! JDL storytimes offer age-appropriate books, music, and activities for babies, toddlers, families, and young children. Most importantly, they develop everyone’s imaginations! Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.

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Napoleon Book Club

September 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch as we discuss… Thursday, September 20 at 2 p.m. Slade House by David Mitchell Stop by the Napoleon Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title. Intended for adults.

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October 2018

Free

Lee Piper’s Elvis Tribute

October 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch as we rock ‘n’ roll with “the King!” Get ready for an evening of flashback fun with this Vegas-style show as Lee Piper presents a tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll! Intended for all ages.

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20 Minutes at the Library Craft: Little Pumpkin Decorating

October 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on November 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm

A craft in 20 minutes? The Napoleon Branch can do that! Join the Napoleon Branch for a craft that will take up a mere 20 minutes of your time! A little paint and a little pumpkin will make ushering in fall fun and easy! Contact the Napoleon Branch (517) 536-4266 Intended for kids ages 4 and up.

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Free

Napoleon Book Club

October 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch as we discuss… Thursday, October 18 at 2 p.m. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Stop by the Napoleon Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title. Intended for adults.

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November 2018

Free

Genealogy 101

November 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to do genealogy research. Explore your family’s past using the Ancestry and HeritageQuest websites. In addition, find out about the library’s local history collection housed in the Minter-VanOrman Room. Registration Required. Call the hosting branch to reserve a spot. Thursday, Nov. 1 @ 2 p.m.

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20 Minutes at the Library Craft: Fall Leaf Garland

November 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

A craft in 20 minutes? The Napoleon Branch can do that! Join the Napoleon Branch for a craft that will take up a mere 20 minutes of your time! Brown paper bags, glitter paint, and ribbons make spectacular fall decorations! Contact the Napoleon Branch (517) 536-4266 Intended for kids ages 4 and up.

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Free

Napoleon Branch Book Club

November 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on January 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch as we discuss… Thursday, November 15 at 2 p.m. Artemis by Andy Weir Stop by the Napoleon Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title. Intended for adults.

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December 2018

Free

Holiday Drop-In Craft

December 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 12, 2018 at 10:00 am

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One event on December 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm

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One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 26, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on December 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Take time out of your busy holiday schedule to stop by the Napoleon Branch to make a suncatcher Christmas tree! All materials are provided. No registration required. Just Drop In! Intended for ages 5 & up. During Branch Open Hours: Monday 1 pm – 6 pm Tuesday 1 pm – 6 pm Wednesday 10 am – 6 pm Thursday 1 pm – 6 pm Friday closed Saturday closed Sunday closed

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Free

DIY Organic Lip Balm & Bath Bombs

December 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Simple ingredients come together to make an organic lip balm and bath bombs. Makes a great gift! Registration is required, please call the hosting branch to reserve a spot. Locations/Times: NAPOLEON BRANCH Thursday,  12/13 @ 4pm CARNEGIE BRANCH Wednesday, 1/9 @ 6pm EASTERN BRANCH Saturday, 1/26 @ 3pm GRASS LAKE BRANCH Wednesday, 1/30 @ 5:30pm CONCORD BRANCH Monday, 2/4 @ 5:30pm HANOVER BRANCH Wednesday, 2/6 @ 5:30pm SPRING ARBOR BRANCH Monday, 2/11 @ 5:30pm MEIJER BRANCH Saturday, 2/16 @ 3pm  

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January 2019

Free

Snow Globe Drop-In Craft

January 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on January 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Looking for something to do during the holiday break or during the snowy days of January? Stop by the Napoleon Branch to make a DIY snowglobe! All materials are provided. No registration required, so just drop in! Intended for Kids Ages 5+.

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Napoleon Branch Book Club

January 17 @ 2:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch on Thursday, January 17th at 2 p.m. to discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Stop by the Napoleon Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title. Intended for adults.

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February 2019

Free

Nebula Slime

February 14 @ 4:00 pm

Have a galactic time making glitter nebula slime! We’ll explore the wonders of space along the way. Registration is required, please call the hosting branch to reserve a spot. Intended for Kids Ages 6-14. Hosting Branches, Dates, & Times: Spring Arbor Branch Wednesday, January 2nd @ 11 am Carnegie Library Saturday, January 5th @ 2 pm Concord Branch Monday, January 7th @ 4 pm Parma Branch Wednesday, January 9th @ 12 pm Hanover Branch Monday, January 14th @ 4 pm…

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Napoleon Branch Book Club

February 21 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on January 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Join us at the Napoleon Branch on Thursday, February 21st at 2 p.m. to discuss Hillbilly-Elegie by J.D. Vance Stop by the Napoleon Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title. Intended for adults.

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April 2019

Prom Glam Make-up Tutorial

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Get your glam on and learn how to do amazing make-up styles, just in time for prom! Bring your own make up brushes and our make-representatives will show you how it’s done. Please register: 517.536.4266

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May 2019

Balance Your Life With Oils

May 7 @ 5:30 pm

Have fun as you learn about the therapeutic benefits of essential oils. During this hands on workshop you will have the option to make a roller ball blend using the top 10 essential oils for the most common health concerns. Space and supplies are limited, so call the Napoleon Branch to save your spot. Presenter is Rose Taylor, DoTerra essential oils representative.

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Fairy Glitter Garland

May 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Napoleon welcomes you to join us and create a special fairy glitter garland to celebrate spring and summer! Be prepared to sparkle!

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June 2019

Painted Garden Rocks

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Is this plant basil, spinach, or kale? You will never forget which plant is which with these colorful painted rock markers in your garden! These markers withstand the elements and will last for seasons to come.  

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Music and Movement for Wee Ones

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Introduce your child to the joy of music and movement at an early age! Join us for Music and Movement for Wee Ones, led by Kindermusik certified instructor Candy Sweeney. Registration is required, please register at the branch where you plan to attend. For kids 5 and under with an adult.

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The Storytellers

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A Universe of Music & Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, a short interactive poem, a hilarious musical skit, and when time permits, post-show activities. As always, live musical accompaniment will feature unique music and musical instruments from the Caribbean, Western Africa, North America, Australia, Brazil and other countries/continents. The Storytellers engage little ones as they enter, even before the actual show beings. The hands-on activities also begin immediately–during the first…

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Bubbleology

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Ron Loyd “The Bubbleman” and Gloria Loyd “The Bubblewoman” have performed their bubble magic for over 30 years. During this 45-minutes program, they use ordinary soap bubble solution to create volcano bubbles, tornado bubbles, kaleidoscope bubbles, square bubbles, merry-go-round bubbles and much more. Their program is filled with ideas to be tried at home, involves audience participation and is designed to teach children and adults the joy of exploring science by playing with the simple bubble.

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July 2019

Blast Off with Books Magic Show

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Blast off with Baffling Bill into a universe of magic and wonder! See a portable black hole transport objects back in time! See Gus the Bunny launch a magic wand into space! This 40-minute show encourages summer reading through magic, audience participation and laughter!!

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Barks & Bites

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate your K-9 furry family members! We will be making easy and healthy dog treats for participants to take home to their K-9 friends. Fun for all ages of humans, but please leave your pets at home.

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Intro to Ozobots

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have fun with our Ozobots robots, which move in patterns, play games, and dance! A fun and easy introduction to coding and robotics. Please call the individual branch to save your spot. Summit: Monday, July 8, 4:00 p.m. Hanover: Monday, July 15, 2:00 p.m. Napoleon: Wednesday, July 17, 11:00 a.m. Brooklyn: Tuesday, July 23, 2:00 p.m. Concord: Monday, July 29, 2:00 p.m.

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Phase of the Moon Cups

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This DIY toy helps kids understand and track the changing phases of the moon! As the cup turns, the child will see the moon change throughout the lunar phases.

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Blast Off!

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Raise the roof with your own homemade rockets! Please call the branch to save your spot!

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August 2019

Exotic Zoo

August 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Live Animal Presentation Exotic Zoo is an Educational Wildlife Program. They are a traveling zoo that will bring exotic animals for a hands-on learning experience. They will educate everyone on topics such as the animal’s natural habitat, diet, and more! In addition, there is a question and answer session. Lastly, everyone can see and touch the animals as the show is 80% hands-on. The Exotic Zoo Animal Show is fun and educational for all ages!

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September 2019

Back to School Photo Frames

September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bring your picture to our back to school photo frame craft! Photos should be no larger than 4×6. Call 517-536-4266 to save your spot!

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October 2019

Rock Monsters

October 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Sugar Skulls

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bejewel, color, bedazzle! Create your own sugar skull candle holder to celebrate Dia de los Muertos! Space and supplies are limited, so please call the Napoleon Branch at 517-536-4266 to register.

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Rock Monsters

October 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 3
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 5
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 13
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 14
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 16
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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Rock Monsters

October 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Stop in during open hours during the month of October to design your very own Halloween rock monster magnet!

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